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Kibana Essentials

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Kibana Essentials

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Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Kibana Essentials
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Chapter 4. Exploring the Dashboard Page

Dashboard is one of the pages present in Kibana 4 that provides you with a single page for you to use your saved visualizations. It is used to combine the different types of visualizations created and display them on a single page. The visualizations added to the dashboard can be arranged in any way as per the user's requirements. They can easily be moved, resized, edited, and removed. This page is very useful as it displays all types of visualizations created, which makes data easier to understand rather than going through the data itself.

The advantages of the Dashboard page in Kibana are as follows:

  • It provides a single view page for visualizations, that caters to a business' need

  • It is easier to understand data visually rather than having to interpret raw data

  • It is easy to use visualizations on multiple dashboards without coding

  • The dashboard and visualizations are updated automatically as more data flows in

  • Editing the visualization will update the...